Today, it was announced by Kering, that Antonio Calce is the new Chief Executive Officer of the Sowind Group, which consists of Girard-Perregaux, JeanRichard, as well as a watch manufacturing division.
According to Kering, “As part of his new role, Antonio Calce will supervise the management of the brands Girard- Perregaux and JEANRICHARD, both parts of the Sowind Group, as well as its manufacturing activities. Albert Bensoussan, CEO of Kering’s ‘Luxury – Watches & Jewellery’ division, declared: ‘I am delighted to welcome Antonio at Sowind and within the Kering group today. His extensive experience in the Haute Horlogerie and in the luxury watches sector and his deep knowledge of its industrial and commercial stakes, will allow him to fully support the brands’ growth on international markets.'”
The Kering luxury group owns: Gucci, Bottega Veneta, Saint Laurent, Alexander McQueen, Balenciaga, Brioni, Christopher Kane, McQ, Stella McCartney, Tomas Maier, Sergio Rossi, Boucheron, Dodo, Girard-Perregaux, JeanRichard, Pomellato, Qeelin, Ulysse Nardin, Puma, Volcom, Cobra, Electric and Tretorn.